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Breast Cancer Radiotherapy Raises Risk Of Heart Disease Slightly
2013-03-15 09:09:17

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Doctors have known for quite a while that radiation treatment for breast cancer increases a woman's risk of heart disease, but the extent of that additional risk was unknown. A new study, published in a recent online issue of The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM), further explains those risks. The New York Times reports that a new study led by the University of Oxford's Clinical Trial Service Unit (CTSU) offers a way to estimate...

2013-03-14 18:15:47

Biomedical Optics Express research details how terahertz pulses that destroy skin tissue at the same time increase tumor-suppressing proteins Terahertz (THz) radiation, a slice of the electromagnetic spectrum that occupies the middle ground between microwaves and infrared light, is rapidly finding important uses in medical diagnostics, security, and scientific research. As scientists and engineers find evermore practical uses for this form of radiation, questions persist about its...

2013-02-26 10:30:59

-Currently, doctors have no way to accurately measure damage to the body soon after a person is exposed to ionizing radiation. -It is therefore difficult to know whether a person is likely to suffer serious effects after an occupational or accidental exposure. -This animal study shows that radiation exposure alters the levels of certain small molecules in the blood, perhaps offering a reliable measure of damage to the body. Ohio State University cancer researchers have identified...

2013-02-15 23:02:23

[282 Pages Report] Radiation Detection & Protection Market (Safety & Monitoring) categorizes the global Market by product (Geiger Counter, Ionization Chamber, Scintillator, Terahertz Detector, Dosimeter, Environment Monitor, Shield, Lead Apron, Eyewear & Glove) & Geography - Forecasting till 2017. (PRWEB) February 15, 2013 The "Radiation Detection/Protection, Monitoring & Safety Market - (Geiger Counter, Ionization Chamber, Scintillator, Terahertz Detector, Dosimeter,...


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Incoming Solar Radiation Impacts By Various Weather Cycles
2012-08-22 13:30:39

The above image looks at the month of March for the three cycles known as Normal Phase, El-Nino, and La-Nina. The data was recorded for the city of Honolulu Hawaii, during the month of March. Remember this is just data for one month during these cycles. Normal: During this cycle incoming solar activity was upwards to 48% efficient for the month, producing less than 50% of the month which is due to the large amount of daily cloud cover that is seen on the island during the early morning and...

Incoming Solar Radiation Impacts By Various Weather Cycles
2012-07-23 11:19:47

The above image looks at the month of March for the three cycles known as Normal Phase, El-Nino, and La-Nina. The data was recorded for the city of Austin Texas. Remember this is just data for one month during these cycles. Normal: During this cycle incoming solar activity was upwards to 60% efficient for the month, producing enough solar energy that only 40% of the month would have not had strong incoming radiation. EL-Nino: This phase provided the area with an extended number of...

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2004-10-19 04:45:41

Electromagnetic Spectrum -- The electromagnetic spectrum describes the various types of electromagnetic radiation based on their wavelengths. Radio, representing wavelengths from a few feet to well over a mile, is at one end of the spectrum. Gamma ray radiation is at the other end: the wavelength of the harder types is so short, in the subatomic range, that we do not have instruments capable of directly measuring it. While the above classification scheme is generally accurate, in...

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2004-10-19 04:45:41

Electromagnetic Radiation -- Electromagnetic radiation is a combination of oscillating electric and magnetic fields propagating through space and carrying energy from one place to another. Light is a form of electromagnetic radiation. The theoretical study of electromagnetic radiation is called electrodynamics, a subfield of electromagnetism. When any wire (or other conducting object such as an antenna) conducts alternating current, electromagnetic radiation is propagated at the same...

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Solar Radiation -- Solar radiation is radiant energy emitted by the sun due to nuclear fusion reactions. Fusion is the process whereby stars produce huge quantities of energy from the fusion of hydrogen or helium, in one of the most efficient processes of energy generation. The radiation referred to is usually electromagnetic energy, particularly infrared radiation, visible light, and ultraviolet. Some stars are known to emit radiation of other wavelengths. Solar neutrinos are a...

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